Prevalence of Visual Impairment and Blindness in Upper Egypt: A Gender-based Perspective

@article{Mousa2014PrevalenceOV,
  title={Prevalence of Visual Impairment and Blindness in Upper Egypt: A Gender-based Perspective},
  author={A. Mousa and P. Courtright and A. Kazanjian and K. Bassett},
  journal={Ophthalmic Epidemiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={21},
  pages={190 - 196}
}
Abstract Purpose: To estimate the prevalence, causes of and risk factors for vision loss in Upper Egypt. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, four villages in Upper Egypt were randomly selected; within these four villages, households were randomly selected and within the selected households all residents aged ≥40 years were enumerated and enrolled. Door-to-door eye examinations of household members were conducted. Data on relevant demographic and socioeconomic characteristics were collected… Expand
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